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Victorine Sifa, an arable farmer, works on her land everyday except Sundays.

Oxfam’s engagement at the Commission on the Status of Women

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the global policy making body concerning women's rights and gender equality issues. Francesca Rhodes and Vincent Trousseau explore how and why it...

Love is respect

St. Valentine's Day: Celebrating Healthy Relationships and Challenging Violence

This Saint Valentine's Day, Bethan Cansfield and Lourdes Montero look at what it means to have a healthy relationship and how unhealthy ones may be formed....

"What's inside of you" presentation slide

Future skills: helping women get along in the job market

Caroline Tosal-Suprun reflects on a recent workshop, co-developed by Oxfam and the Co-operative Bank, as part of our work to improve women's access to work in the UK.  ...

Participants at the Women's March on London, 21st January 2017

A manifesto for a new era - or seven reasons why the Women’s March was different

Nikki van der Gaag reflects on her experience of the Women's March on London; why Oxfam supported it, why it was different from past events and where we can go from here. ...

Nigerian men play cards in a camp for IDPs and refugees, Diffa Region, Niger

The ladies' room

Kerry Akers talks about the careful considerations and interdisciplinary collaboration needed to ensure that protection work is not based on harmful assumptions. ...

Oxfam Brazil interviewing their partner at AWID

'We want recognition of our uniqueness' - Interview with Criola NGO in Brazil

OPINION: Oxfam recently attended the 13th international AWID Forum, a unique space for women's rights organization and feminist movements to come together. We took this opportunity to...

Women's participation and leadership

Moving from individual to collective change for women's participation in Lebanon, Jordan and Kurdistan Region of Iraq

With women making up only 19% of parliament in the Middle East and North Africa region, understanding the factors preventing women from taking part in decision-making processes is vital. Here, Julie...

Julius Ceaser Kasujja/Oxfam

Why we can’t talk about one without the other: sexual and reproductive rights and women’s economic empowerment

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  So far in our Her Series we've touched on various issues from the effects of unpaid care to gender equality and global institutions....

Vincent Tremeau / Oxfam

Women’s Economic Empowerment and Cash Transfer Programming

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  Cash Transfer Programmes (CTP) are increasingly becoming more popular in relief response, but how can they help women's economic...

Renu Bala, President of the Panjhorvanga Dairy Enterprise

As things stand, women's economic empowerment is unlikely to be achieved

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  Today the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) launches a new report on women's economic empowerment. As part of our Her...